Understanding king cobras: Why we should not kill them

Pia Piquero 02/28/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines – King cobras, locally known as “banakon,” have recently been stirring residents of local communities in Cebu due to the numerous sightings of these reptiles. From the first reported sighting on December 27 last…

Friends remember last moments with Niña Arpon

Futch Anthony Inso, Niña Mae C. Oliverio, Paul Lauro 02/27/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines — After the missing 19-year-old Niña Fuentes Arpon was found lifeless on Tuesday, February 27, people close to her could not help but mourn over her passing. She was found floating in the Mactan…

DepEd-7 probes classroom assault involving Cebu teacher, student

Kim Ablaña 02/27/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Department of Education in Region 7, DepEd-7 has ordered an investigation into an alleged classroom assault involving a teacher and his 14-year-old student in Cebu.  Dr. Salustiano Jimenez, the regional director of…

Who was Hannah Jay Cesista, the Bar Passer killed in Bohol clash?

Morexette Marie B. Erram 02/26/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A Bar Passer was among those killed in the recent clash between state troops and suspected communist-rebel groups in Bohol. The Visayas Command (VisCom) of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) confirmed…

Jeslar Uriel Larumbe, hit-and-run victim, laid to rest in Minglanilla cemetery

Emmariel Ares 02/24/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The 23-year-old basketball player, whose promising future was destroyed by a tragic accident that led to his untimely death, was laid to rest on Saturday afternoon, February 24. Over a hundred people, that…

Rama promises to transform Cebu City into a ‘Super City’ by 2031

Pia Piquero 02/24/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Mayor Michael Rama has made another promise to the Cebuanos, and that is to transform Cebu City into a ‘Super City’ by 2031. At the same time, Rama also made a commitment to…

Bohol clash: Lady lawyer among NPA rebels killed in encounter

Leo Udtohan 02/24/2024

BILAR, BOHOL—Five suspected communist rebels, among them a lawyer, and a policeman, were killed in an encounter in the village of Campagao here on Friday morning, police and military reports said. Among those killed was Domingo Compoc, known…

Bohol encounter: Police on full alert following clash with ‘NPA fighters’

Emmariel Ares 02/23/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Bohol encounter on Friday between government forces and NPA rebels has put the province’s entire police force on full alert status.  Bohol Provincial Police Office (BPPO) Spokesperson Lieutenant Colonel Norman Nuez said…

Palarong Pambansa 2024: Cebu City allocates P205M for games

Kim Ablaña 02/23/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Cebu City government has allocated a budget of P205 million for its hosting of the Palarong Pambansa 2024 this July. However, the amount is still subject to deliberation and approval by the…

Cebu City employees ‘may not’ receive Charter Day bonus on Feb 24

Pia Piquero and Kim Ablaña 02/22/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Cebu City employees may not receive the promised Charter Day bonus on February 24, as the final amount is still to be deliberated. Ten days have passed since the announcement of the promised…

Rama on Cebu City traffic jams: It will never happen again

Kim Ablaña 02/22/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Mayor Michael Rama said that they are now brainstorming for solutions to Cebu City traffic issues so that such problems will not occur again. “Never again, anywhere, in Cebu City,” Rama stressed. During…

Database proposed to replace seniors discount booklets in Cebu City

Pia Piquero 02/22/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines – A centralized database for senior citizens to avail of the 20 percent discount in lieu of the booklet requirement, has been proposed by a Cebu City legislator. Cebu City Councilor Rey Gealon penned…

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